Love & Home, II

In homes around the globe today when love is expressed verbally or in action, what sort of language are we really speaking to our closest relationships, what do we really mean? I believe more often we are communicating the message or plea of acceptance; not toward the person or child we are speaking to or […]

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Designing with Fabric, Pt. 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of Designing with Fabric! After years of consulting with design clients I can’t express enough the importance of a well thought out space and functional plan for the optimal use of your home furnishings and the fabric or textiles you select. For the sake of simplicity let’s choose the Family […]

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Designing with Fabric, Pt. 1

Textiles play an important role in planning our interior spaces. Texture, pattern, color, durability and style of the fabric influence the beauty, functionality and placement within the space plan and furniture placement in the home. If you have a space in your home (e.g. a family room) that requires a multi-purpose application such as tv […]

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Decorating Trends 2014~2015

When considering decorating trends, one must have the gift of vision or pay attention to those that do. We all have a starting place, a current home with a family filled with personality and interest, season of life and various activities that drive the direction of our decorating theme and style. Couple this with a […]

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Design Time ~ Plan the Work & Work the Plan

January ushers in thoughts of new beginnings, a fresh start potent with the possibility of realigning priorities and reshaping activities in order to achieve the most important, life enriching goals. It’s time to ponder and reconsider the course we’ve set and make the adjustments that have caused us to veer off-course, and when it comes […]

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Life & Home By Design: A Thankful Family

I learned this week that statistically, if your household earns $45K or more annually you are among the top 1% of income earners in the world. For some this sounds unbelievable, especially if you are earning more and your family is really struggling to meet basic family and household needs. This fact, coupled with our […]

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